Greg Growden is Chief Rugby Correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald
Greg Growden An unimpressive France advanced to the World Cup final when they received an enormous leg-up after Wales were forced to play with only 14 men for more than an hour in last night's dramatic but...
Greg Growden After 20-odd years (with the emphasis on odd) of taking the mickey, it's time for the farewell Ruck and Maul column.
Greg Growden THE Western Force are still trying to persuade Michael Foley to leave the Waratahs and take over as head coach in Perth next year.
Greg Growden The Wallabies have sought advice from several AFL big guns to improve their often-flawed aerial work.
Greg Growden THE Waratahs haven't always been smart in the recruitment ranks, but they look as if they have secured a good one in South African halfback Sarel Pretorius.
Ruck and Maul
Greg Growden Expect plenty of new faces at the Waratahs next year. According to our Waratahs snouts, five squad members have in the past week been told they will not be getting contract extensions.
Greg Growden The 24-year All Black gloom has lifted.
Greg Growden AUCKLAND: The All Blacks are a week away from ending a 24-year World Cup drought after they smashed, bashed and completely outplayed the Wallabies in an inspiring semi-final performance at Eden Park...
Greg Growden After some early stutters the Wallabies produced an excellent second-half display against Italy stamping the team as real World Cup title contenders.
Greg Growden The Waratahs are uncertain how many will be in their squad next year or how much they can spend, but several high-profile players are already looking elsewhere.
Greg Growden As far as Wild Bill, Jockey, Shirts, Fob and Steak were concerned, it didn't matter that the Springboks were supposedly the rugby masters.
Greg Growden Due to a short preparation, the Wallabies selectors have no option but to select several players from left field for the season's opening Test against Scotland in Newcastle on June 5.
Greg Growden WHILE the Wallabies will be relying on seven Waratahs who have forgotten the art of winning, Wales believe they have been handed their best chance in decades to win their first Test on Australian...
Greg Growden WALES will walk out tall, proud and confident at Suncorp Stadium tonight, firmly believing they will end 43 years of misery on Australian soil.